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About Spa Resort - Borsec

Borsec is situated in the intracarpatic depression of the same name, at an altitude of 900 m.

Borsec owes its fame to its mineral waters, known for their curing properties. Natural cures (the healing properties of the microclimate, surrounding air, soil and water) and physiotherapeutic properties are reputedly able to improve nutrition and heal a host of metabolic disorders. Borsec is a favorable place for rest and recreation: it is a real paradise for those who enjoy excursions (known destinations include Poiana Zanelor, the ice cave, the bears' cave, Izvorul Stravechi, Cetatea Bufnitelor), those who like winter sports (on Faget and Fagetel for beginners and those more advanced) as well as those who like to fish, who can try their luck in the waters of Bistricioara or the Bicaz lake, which are near the resort.

Also, “Borsec” is a Romanian brand of mineral water named "Queen of Mineral Waters" (since 1806) being exported all over the world: Italy, Germany, France, United States, Canada, Israel, Hungary, South Africa, Sweden, Jordan, Greece, Lebanon, Emirates etc.

Borsec spa therapy, indications:

In the internal cure:

-digestive and annexe gland diseases: chronic gastritis hypo or normoacide, hypostenic dyspepsia, mild atonia, enteritis, enterocolitis, colitis, dyspepsia, intestinal fermentation, atonic cecal.
-chronical hepatitis posthepatitis, biliary tract diseases (biliary dyskinesia, chronic angiocholitis and or simple cholecystitis) for sequelae after interventions on the bile ducts;
-nutrition diseases: simple diabetis, gout and uric diathesis;
-kidney and urinary diseases: chronic nephritis without renal failure, skin and pyelonephritis, chronical cystitis, urinary gravel and uric acid lithiasis, urinary sequelae after operations.
In the external cure:

-cardiovascular diseases: chronic myocarditis without heart failure phenomena, valvular compensation, coronary insufficiency with mild seizures, hypertonia essential, chronic arthritis, endangytis, Raynaud's disease, sequelae after thrombophlebitis; hyperthyroidism who are treated with prolonged air cure and long rest, few walks, internal treatment with Main spring's water, carbonated baths at temperatures between 26-320C, with progressive duration of 5 to 15 minutes (3 or 4 times week). This treatment is recommended only in the Ist and IInd phase disease (endocrino-neurotic). In IIIrd phase of hyperthyroidism, with intense effect on the heart - tachycardia over 140 pulses per minute - or on the digestive tube, the protruding did not cure with any medication or roentgeno-therapy either, treatment should be limited to rest, internal cure and symptomatic medication.
-chronic respiratory diseases: chronic coryza, catarrh or granulosa chronical nasopharyngitis and laryngitis, prolonged or chronical subacute bronchitis which are beneficial spray pine, with anticatarrhal waters, especially with sulfurous emanations.

These indications have a general character, in each case is required the specialists' recommendation.

The development of agro-tourism hotels and chalets makes the Borsec resort to be a recreational place, as they say, a "green" tourism.

In Borsec you can experience horse riding (riding), hiking, cycling, fishing, or you can enjoy the nature in its splendor.

The resort has ski slope equipped with teleski, snow cannons and center for rent equipment.

Contact and information:

Address: Borsec, Harghita, Romania

Opening hours for slope ski:

Monday - Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 - 19:00

Lift tickets:

Adults: 40 lei / day
Children: 25 lei / day

Ault at the time:
9:00 - 14:00 - 20 lei
14:00 - 20:00 - 25 lei

Children at:
9:00 - 14:00 - 15 lei
14:00 - 20:00 - 20 lei

Adults 1 climb: 2.5 lei
Children 1 climb: 2 lei

All month: 300 lei

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